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Driving Lesson Prices

Karen's driving lesson prices are not the cheapest but offer excellent value for money compared to other driving schools in Basildon. 

Special booking offers:

First 10 hours for pupils new to Karen's £230.00 Valid anytime Monday - Sunday (Lessons valid for 6 months*).

First 5 hours for pupils new to Karen's ONLY £115.00 Valid anytime Monday - Sunday (Lessons valid for 3 months*)

First 10 hours for students new to Karen's £220.00 Valid anytime Monday - Friday between 9am and 5pm (Lessons valid for 6 months*)

Celebration Special: £282.00
10 hours of driving tuition plus DVSA Theory Test fee and Theory Package, including;
(Highway Code, Driving the Essential Skills, Know Your Traffic Signs & Hazard Perception DVD) (Lessons valid for 6 months*). 

Telephone one of our local landline numbers or simply click to Make a booking now. 

CourseHoursDetailsPrices
Manual1Monday - Sunday Between 9am and 5pm£ 25.00
Manual1Monday - Sunday Before 9am and after 5pm£ 25.00
    
Manual10Student CONCESSION new to Karen's SOM Monday - Friday 9am - 5 pm£220.00
Manual10Pupil new to Karen's SOM Monday - Sunday£230.00
Manual10Repeat booking Monday - Sunday£240.00
    
Automatic1Monday - Sunday£ 27.00
Automatic10Monday - Sunday£260.00
    
Mock test (practical) (by arrangement)£ 18.00
Taxi Test / Private Hire  £ 25.00
Pass Plus6** Minimum hours£150.00
DVSA test fees   
Theory Test / HPT (No surcharge added)£ 23.00
Practical TestWeekdays(No surcharge added)£ 62.00
Practical TestWeekends(No surcharge added)£ 75.00
Prices correct 01/11/16   

Intensive driving courses

No.  of HoursIntensive CourseDriving Lessons OnlyWith Package*
8..Re-test special (Ready for test)£ 192.00£ 306.00
12..Refresher course (If you've not driven for a while)£ 288.00£ 402.00
16..Short course£ 384.00£ 498.00
20..Inbetweener (Driven before but not for a while)£ 480.00£ 594.00
24..Confident (For the confident driver)£ 570.00£ 699.00
28..Inclusive (If you know the basics)£ 665.00£ 794.00
32..Popular (Ideal for the youngsters with some experience)£ 760.00£ 889.00
36..Classic (Ideal for the mature with some experience)£ 855.00£ 984.00
40..Novice (For those that have never driven)£ 950.00£ 1079.00
50..Complete (That little bit extra plus all the trimmings)£ 1187.50£ 1316.50

The above prices are for manual driving lessons only, click for automatic intensive course prices
Refresher lessons charged as above, *Block bookings: 5 hours valid 3 months, 10 hours or more valid six months from date of purchase.

Lessons can be booked weekly or daily to suit your lifestyle, our instructors work between the hours of 8am and 9pm (subject to availability). 

Most major Credit/Debit card payments are accepted (Please note a charge may be added)


Driving lessons are offered to people holding a current valid provisional license.  (Certain overseas licenses acceptable also) Application forms for a provisional license/photo - card (D1) are available from your local Post Office.

Check your driving licence information

From 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence was replaced by an online service. 

The paper counterpart includes information on a driver's penalty points along with details of what vehicles they can drive.  Drivers still need to keep their actual driving licence, whether it is a plastic photocard licence or an old style paper licence which was issued before 1998. 

It's very easy to view and share your driving record.  Just go to GOV.UK and search for 'view driving licence'.  You can view your information electronically and MUST generate a check code which will then to be shared with your driving instructor. 

*Please read our Terms and Conditions